Mehbooba Mufti hits out at J&K separatists, says 'don't need to justify PDP's alliance with BJP'

Mehbooba Mufti hits out at J&K separatists, says 'don't need to justify PDP's alliance with BJP'

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday slammed separatists for attempting to rake up unnecessary controversies over Article 370 of the Constitution while making it clear that dialogue with them can take place only after situation improves.

Kheer Bhawani pilgrims attack: PDP-BJP govt encouraging anti-national elements in valley, claims JKNPP

Kheer Bhawani pilgrims attack: PDP-BJP govt encouraging anti-national elements in valley, claims JKNPP

In the wake of attack on Kashmiri Pandit pilgrims to Kheer Bhawani temple, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today held a protest accusing the BJP-PDP government in the state of following the separatists' agenda in the Valley.

JKLF chief Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar ahead of Thursday's shutdown

JKLF chief Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar ahead of Thursday's shutdown

The arrests come on the eve of a joint shutdown called by the pro-freedom leaders including Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani, Malik and Mirwaiz.

 

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq placed under house arrest in Srinagar

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq placed under house arrest in Srinagar

The authorities placed Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, under house arrest on Wednesday to prevent him from attending a separatist` meeting over government plans to set up colony for ex-servicement in the state.

Supreme Court order on NEET: What Syed Ali Shah Geelani has to say

Supreme Court order on NEET: What Syed Ali Shah Geelani has to say

The SC has rejected pleas of state governments and minority institutions to allow them to hold separate entrance exams for MBBS and BDS courses.

Thankful Centre accepted mistake of calling off talks with Pakistan: Omar Abdullah

Thankful Centre accepted mistake of calling off talks with Pakistan: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was "thankful" that the Centre had "accepted its mistake" of calling off talks with Pakistan over invite to Hurriyat by Islamabad last year.

Hurriyat wants OIC to take up rights issue with India

Hurriyat wants OIC to take up rights issue with India

He also asked the OIC to involve itself in finding an "honourable and lasting solution to the pending Kashmir issue”.

Hurriyat says willing to help in Indo-Pak peace

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocated peaceful resolution of problems with Pakistan, moderate Hurriyat Conference on Friday said it is willing to extend cooperation in all such endeavours that would be aimed at the resolution of Kashmir issue.

Hurriyat misleading nation, shouldn't play into hands of Pakistan: BJP

Hurriyat misleading nation, shouldn't play into hands of Pakistan: BJP

Asserting that the Kashmiri separatist leaders were misleading the nation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Gupta on Wednesday said that the Hurriyat would be playing into the hands of Islamabad by accepting the invitation to attend Pakistan Day celebrations at their embassy in New Delhi.

DNA: How separatists are influencing Kashmir's youth for terrorism

Watch this special segment of news and get to know how separtist provoking terrorism by doing brain wash of youths in Kashmir?
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Stifling of dissent pushing Kashmiri youth to wall: Mirwaiz

Chairman of the moderate faction of Hurriyat Mirwaiz Umer Farooq here on Thursday blamed the government for pushing talented and educated youth to pick up the gun.

Not against friendly India-Pak ties: Hurriyat​ leader Geelani

Not against friendly India-Pak ties: Hurriyat​ leader Geelani

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani today said his organisation is not against "pleasant and friendly" ties between India and Pakistan but rubbished the four-point formula which had been mooted by former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Kashmir issue.

Separatists welcome PM Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Lahore

Separatists here welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Lahore on Friday, with moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq terming it "a positive move" and hardline faction leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani saying they have no objection to improved relations between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan continues to talk to separatists even after Indo-Pak talks resume

Two hardliner Hurriyat Conference leaders on Monday met Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit in Delhi. Can the talks with Pakistan continue if it does not change its stance on separatists in the valley?

Syed Ali Shah Geelani made lifetime chairman of hardline Hurriyat

Hardline Hurriyat Conference on Wednesday appointed Syed Ali Shah Geelani as its lifetime chairman while restructuring the separatist amalgam to accommodate leaders who defected recently from the rival faction headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Ghulam Ali concert row: Subramanian Swamy hits back at Shiv Sena's critics

Ghulam Ali concert row: Subramanian Swamy hits back at Shiv Sena's critics

Subramanian Swamy has taken on the critics of Shiv Sena, protesting against the party for not allowing Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali to perform in Maharashtra.

Yasin Malik, Umar Farooq put under house arrest in Srinagar

 Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik and Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were put under house arrest here on Thursday to prevent them from leading rallies on the occasion of Eid on Friday.

J&K separatists defy HC ban, call for beef consumption on Eid

J&K separatists defy HC ban, call for beef consumption on Eid

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court order banning the sale of beef has irked the separatists and Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani has called for protest and a day-long strike in the Valley against the court’s decision on Friday.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani hits out at PDP-BJP coalition, calls PDP 'slave'

In a scathing attack on the PDP-BJP coalition in the state, Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Sunday charged PDP of being a "slave" of the Centre and helping BJP and RSS implement their policies in Jammu and Kashmir.

Syed Ali Geelani lauds Pakistan's stand on Kashmir, reveals secret letter

Syed Ali Geelani lauds Pakistan's stand on Kashmir, reveals secret letter

Two weeks after NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan derailed over the latter`s insistence on raising the Kashmir issue and meeting the separatist leadership, the Hurriyat`s hardline faction led by Syed Ali Geelani has lauded Islamabad for standing firm and calling off the talks.